Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520

Acceptable Alternative
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
Stennis Ctr, MS 39520
Stennis Space Center, MS 39520
Waveland, MS 39520

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bayside Park, MS 39520
Mississippi Test Facility, MS 39520
St Louis, MS 39520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 484
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,970
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 657
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.316, Longitude -89.483
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,396
Population in Households 17,064
Population in Familes 13,056
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 6,981
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 4,306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,426 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,555 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,627 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $145,301
Average Home Value $180,044


Median Household Income $37,994
Average Household Income $53,087
Per Capita Income $21,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.72% 2.05%
Households 2.74% 2.09%
Families 2.54% 1.96%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39520 to the other 416 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 86th
Population Density1 # 89 79th
Diversity Index2 # 280 33rd
Median Household Income # 138 67th
Per Capita Income # 87 79th

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